How to Help
Every penny you donate to Live Light Live Right goes directly to helping the children and families we treat. Your donations help them get the professional services they need to live healthier lives. Because of the generosity of donors like you, we provide the families we serve with quality, comprehensive care that is crucial to their health.
As a sponsor of a child, you will receive regular updates on your child’s progress as he learns healthy habits and improves his health outcomes.
Please join in our fight against obesity so more children can live long, healthy and productive lives.
Here are some of the ways your contribution can help:
Provides a Welcome Kit for a new family joining our program. The kit includes healthy snack samples, a food diary, a resistance band and health guides designed by our experts.
Provides one family with a Fresh ‘n Fit card, a gift certificate to a local farmer’s market.
Provides one family with a Get Motivated gym bag, which includes workout gear, a water bottle, and a pedometer.
Provides a thorough medical evaluation with a pediatric specialist for one uninsured child.
Provides a series of physical fitness sessions, including yoga and martial arts tailored to help overweight and obese children become more active.
Provides a full scholarship to our seven-week summer day camp for one child
Provides all program services for one child and his or her family for an entire year, including medical care, nutritional counseling, behavior modification, physical training and incentives.
Pays to sponsor a child for the specialized Live Light Live Right summer camp program.
Choose Your Own Donation Amount
Any amount helps our organization achieve our mission.
Donate by Mail:
Checks can be made out to:
Live Light Live Right at Brookdale Hospital Medical Center
And sent to:
Dr. Sarita Dhuper
Live Light Live Right
One Brookdale Plaza, Room 300 CHC
Brooklyn, NY 11212
In Kind Donations
You can also support the kids and families at Live Light Live Right with an in-kind donation. Many of the families we treat live in poverty and are in need of basic school and athletic supplies. If you would like to make an in-kind donation, our children would appreciate items like:
- Sports equipment
- Water bottles
- School supplies
- Healthy Snacks
- Baseball hats
- Work out clothing
- At home exercise videos
We also like to reward our participants for consistent participation with incentives like:
- Movie tickets
- Membership to local gyms
- Amusement park tickets
To make an in-kind donation, please contact us at (718) 240-8125 / 8325
Foundations or corporations looking to support Live Light Live Right’s work or replicate our model can contact Dr. Sarita Dhuper directly at (718) 240-5857.
Live Light Live Right is based at Brookdale Medical Center, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit teaching hospital, and all donations are fully tax deductible. 100 percent of contributions go toward direct services for children. If you would like a receipt confirming your donation for tax purposes, please include your mailing address. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about our program and budget.